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A Four-legged Reunion

Written by January 17, 2017

  Pets are like family and for a dog or cat owner, there’s no scarier thought than your pet going missing. Unfortunately, pets stray from home much more often than we could have though. According to Petfinder, the American Humane Society estimates that there are over 10 million stolen or lost dogs and cats in the U.S….
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300 Hygiene Kits for Soldiers’ Angels

Written by August 30, 2016

  Our entire customer care team had the privilege of getting together to serve our veteran community last week.  We partnered with Soldiers’ Angels, whose mission to make sure that “no solider goes unloved,” to fill 300 hygiene kits to be distributed to veterans throughout Los Angeles. In little over an hour, the team stuffed, QA’d and…
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Separated by a Hurricane, Reunited by Spokeo

Written by June 2, 2016

Marva and Joyce were roommates in Mississippi for two years in the seventies, but stayed in touch for a long time after Marva moved and settled in California. They even enjoyed visiting with one another when Marva returned to Mississippi on occasion. One day as Marva was planning another trip back, she called her old…
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Spokeo Helps A Good Samaritan Save Family Memories

Written by May 26, 2016

We’re always proud to be a tool that helps old friends or family reconnect, but it’s very fun to hear stories about how Spokeo helps strangers connect in very special ways. Pat received a package from a shipping company that had evidently been broken in transit. He received hi items in a new box, but…
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Spokeo and Rentreporters.com Team Up to Teach Coding to Middle Schoolers

Written by May 4, 2016

Spokeo has kicked off an exciting new partnership with Marshall Fundamental School in Pasadena to offer coding workshop to Jr. High School Students. Along with volunteers from RentReporters.com, Spokeo teammates led the first session of four accelerated classes for ten students to teach the basics of computer coding. The team is using curriculum from Code.org,…
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Spokeo Helps Reconnect Foster Children to Family Members

Written by April 19, 2016

Spokeo is proud to recognize its newest community grant recipient: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of El Paso County, Colorado. CASA reached out to Spokeo’s grant program, which is committed to reconnecting and assisting people through our technology and helping the community. CASA is an amazing organization that trains and supports volunteers who advocate for…
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Adoptees Find a Whole New World of Resources in the Digital Age

Written by November 23, 2015

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Every year in the U.S. upwards of 10,000 children are adopted by American families. These adoptions come from all over the world, but most actually take place exclusively with American parents. Some studies estimate as many as 2.5% of all American citizens are adopted. Open adoptions – agreements that give…
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Celebrating a Veteran Reunion

Written by November 11, 2015

In 1982, while serving in the Army, Renee was stationed in Germany and met her commanding officer, James. He really cared about his team and eventually became a mentor for Renee. He encouraged her to go to college to earn her degree, and then return to the army after. She ended up losing touch with…
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Spokeo Success Stories: An old photo

Written by September 17, 2015

We’ve had the opportunity to share some pretty touching reunions lately! We know people use Spokeo daily to find family and friends that they’ve lost touch with, and we’re often surprised with the uniqueness of the stories and people we are able to help out. Sometimes, something as simple as a photo can spark a…
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Why Maintaining Family Relationships is More Important Than Ever

Written by August 27, 2015

In theory, connecting with family is easier today than it’s ever been before. We’ve got cell phones, Facebook, email…at times it almost feels impossible to avoid family! But in a world where our increasing interconnectivity may actually be leaving us all a little lacking for deep, meaningful relationships, where do our families fit in? In…
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